About This Program

Option to pursue physical education teacher licensure 


The health promotion and disease prevention concentration is created for students who are interested in a career in designing, implementing, and evaluating comprehensive health promotion and wellness programs for individuals, agencies, and organizations. 

Coursework will help prepare you to pass the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam, while a supervised field experience will immerse you in the industry so you can put your knowledge into practice. You’ll leave this program ready to begin your career promoting community wellness and guiding individuals toward a healthier lifestyle. 

Your health is your life. Springfield College teaches a holistic approach to health promotion. The health promotion and disease prevention master’s program is preparing me to educate others on positive behaviors toward healthy lifestyles. Wellness is a way of life, and this program is providing me the knowledge to improve the health of our communities. Colleen Mistler, student
Colleen Mistler in front of the Rock Wall

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